2010 NFL Preview: Is the Philadelphia Eagles Defense…Soft?

June 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

My first real memory of the Philadelphia Eagles occurred back in 1988, when our beloved Birds traveled out to Chicago for a divisional playoff game.
I really didn’t comprehend the meaning of the game or what the heck was going on. I was only a six-year-old brat, but the game was awesome.
There was fog all over the place, nobody could see anything, and it looked like the perfect setting to play a football game.
Little did I know the setting was horrible, the game was ugly, and it ultimately cost the Eagles, as they were handled by the Bears 20-12 in what soon became known as “The Fog Bowl.”
That was the game that sparked my interest in football, and more importantly the Eagles. Even though Randall Cunningham threw for 407 yards, I soon became fascinated with the defense, and my true love affair with the Eagles took off.
I had no idea who was good or what made them good. But I routinely heard names like Reggie White, Jerome Brown, Wes Hopkins, a...

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